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Epson Home Cinema 2045
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Epson Home Cinema 2045 Projector

soundandvision.com Top Pick
1080p (1920x1080) 37dB 2,200 ANSI Lumens Sep 2016
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The Home Cinema 2045 wireless projector is designed to be your home entertainment hub, delivering Full HD 1080p content from an array of devices. Offering up to 3x Higher Color Brightness than... More
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11 Reasons For

One Industry Award

Soundandvision.com gave this projector a "Top Pick" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This Epson data projector received an expert rating of 90 out of 100 from hometheaterreview.com. Data projector experts think this data projector is one of the better similar spec data projectors that came out in the last year.

Epson Projectors Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Epson projectors and also specifically for Epson projectors and found that in both cases Epson had good ratings.

Just Released Three Months Ago

This projector was only released three months ago.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Home Cinema 2045 supports WiFi connectivity, which is unusual. Most of the other new projectors do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Supports Full HD Projection

The Epson Home Cinema 2045 supports Full HD projection. Most of the other projectors that were released around the same time as the Home Cinema 2045 do not support Full HD projection.

Alternative projectors which support Full HD projection currently available which you might want to look at include the Benq W1090[plb_3888748_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports 3D Image Projection

The Epson Home Cinema 2045 supports 3D image projection, as do most of the other similar spec projectors that have been available for a comparable time to the Home Cinema 2045.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Home Cinema 2045 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other latest projectors.

There are a number of alternative multimedia projectors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Benq W1090[plb_3888748_price].

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1080p (1920x1080) Native Projector Resolution

This multimedia projector has a native projector resolution of 1080p (1920x1080), which is the most frequently found native projector resolution on new comparable spec projectors.

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Narrow

At only 297 millimeters, the Home Cinema 2045 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other projectors that have been available for a similar time to the Home Cinema 2045. The narrowest recently released comparable spec projector is 110mm wide and the widest is 590mm.

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Supports Four Video Colour Modes

The number of video colour modes supported by the Epson Home Cinema 2045 is more than most projectors that have been available for around the same time as it. This Epson multimedia projector supports a Cinema video colour mode, which is the most commonly supported video colour mode supported by projectors that are a similar age to the Home Cinema 2045. The video colour modes "Bright cinema", "Dynamic" and "Natural" are also supported by this projector.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Dim Projector Brightness

Similar spec data projectors that have been on the market for around the same time as the Home Cinema 2045 have projector brightness of between 37 ANSI lumens and 8,000 ANSI lumens. The Home Cinema 2045 has a quite dim projector brightness (only 2,200 ANSI lumens) compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that are a similar age to the Home Cinema 2045.

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Fairly Loud Noise Level

Across all the data projectors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Home Cinema 2045 the noise levels range from 22dB to 40dB, and the average noise level is 33dB. With a noise level of 37 decibels, the Epson Home Cinema 2045 has a fairly loud noise level compared to most of the other new projectors.

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Only One VGA (D-Sub) Port

The Home Cinema 2045 is a one VGA (D-Sub) port multimedia projector. Most of the other projectors that are a comparable age to the Home Cinema 2045 have between one and two VGA (D-Sub) ports.

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Very Dim Brightness in Economy Mode

With a brightness in economy mode of only 2,200 ANSI lumens, the Home Cinema 2045 has a fairly dim brightness in economy mode compared to most of the other comparable spec projectors that have been on the market for a similar time to the Home Cinema 2045. Across all the recently released multimedia projectors the brightness in economy mode range from 2,200 ANSI lumens to 6,000 ANSI lumens.

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Only One Audio in Port

Most data projectors that have been around for around the same time as the Home Cinema 2045 have between one and two audio in ports, including the Epson Home Cinema 2045 which has one audio in port.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

Most projectors that were launched around the same time as the Home Cinema 2045 have one built-in speaker, including the Home Cinema 2045 which has one built-in speaker.

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1 Other reason to consider the Epson Home Cinema 2045

Running Costs Are OK

The Home Cinema 2045 has an average running cost of £100 over 1 year based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 64 latest projectors.

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Specification

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Horizontal Keystone Correction
Vertical Keystone Correction
Brightness in Economy Mode
Zoom Ratio
Supported Aspect Ratio
Compatible Screen Size
Native Aspect Ratio
Projection Technology
Supported Number of Colours Display
Lamps
Service Life of Lamp in Economic Mode
Lamp Power
Lamp Service Life
Lens System
Throw Ratio
Aperture Range
Focal Length Range
Focus Mode
Video
3D Image Projection
Full HD Projection
Video Mode
Video Colour Mode
Analog Signal Format System
Ports & Interfaces
Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
WiFi Standard
Performance
Noise Level
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Noise Level in Economy Mode
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Design
Ceiling Mountable
Colour
Product Type
Power
Power Source
Power Consumption On Standby
Typical Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Economy Mode
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Manual
Handheld Remote Control

1 Award

soundandvision.com Top Pick

Expert Reviews

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The Epson Home Cinema 2045 LCD projector is a compelling contender in the home entertainment projector category, offering performance on par with others in the price class yet delivering features...

28 April 2016

What it lacks in size, it makes up for in features. The Home Cinema 2045 packs a wallop for the dollar, delivering a bright and accurate image from a wonderfully portable unit...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £98.39
Electricity cost when on standby £1.55
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Total running cost over 5 years £99.94
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Running this projector over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers epson v11h709020, epson homecinema2045, epson hc2045projectorv11h709020
Barcodes 00010343921870, 00010343921900, 00010343922747

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